Miami Marlins To Host Wrestling Legends Night On 8/24


The following press release was issued today:


Event to feature over a dozen Hall of Fame legends, former World Champions and current professional wrestlers

WHAT: Marlins Legends of Wrestling Night (part of the Saturday Spectacular series)

WHEN: Saturday, August 24, 2013

5:30 p.m. ++ – Wrestlers arrive at Marlins Park

6:00 p.m. ++ – Media interviews with select wrestlers

7:00 p.m. ++ – First Pitch from former WWE/WCW Heavyweight Champion Bill Goldberg

In-game ++ – Wrestlers will sign autographs for fans on the Promenade Level outside of Sec. 28

Post-game + + – Legends of Wrestling Night will culminate with three to four wrestling matches inside the ring on the West Plaza (VIP access for media coverage will be available)

++Timeline and wrestlers subject to change

WHO: Professional wrestling stars and legends of past and present will take over Marlins Park on Saturday, August 24th as the Miami Marlins battle the Colorado Rockies at 7:10 PM. Fans can meet and get autographs from their favorite superstars and legends throughout the game with a free autograph session at Section 28 on the Promenade Level. Immediately after the game, all fans are invited to the West Plaza as the stars and legends take the action inside of a 20’ x 20’ ring for a live wrestling event. Wrestlers scheduled to appear include:

* Bret “The Hitman” Hart (WWE Hall of Famer)

* Bill Goldberg (former WWE & WCW World Heavyweight Champion)

* Greg “The Hammer” Valentine (WWE Hall of Famer)

* Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake (former WWF Tag Team Champion)

* Koko B. Ware (WWE Hall of Famer)

* Jimmy “Mouth of the South” Hart (WWE Hall of Famer)

* The Nasty Boys (former WWF & WCW Tag Team Champions)

* Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart (former WWF Tag Team Champion)

* Bushwhacker Luke (former WWE superstar)

* The Genius (former WWE superstar)

* Mr. Anderson (former TNA World Heavyweight Champion)

* Chavo Guerrero (former WCW, WWE and TNA Tag Team Champion)

* Davey Boy Smith, Jr. (former WWE Tag Team Champion)

* Wes Brisco (current TNA superstar)

* Garett Bischoff (current TNA superstar)

*Wrestlers subject to change.

WHERE: Marlins Park / 501 Marlins Way / Miami, Florida 33125

Saturday Spectacular Post Game

All 13 Saturday home games will feature a pregame party on the West Plaza, with live music on the main stage, appearances from the Marlins and Office Depot Sea Creatures, interactive displays, and entertainment for all ages. After each Saturday Spectacular, fans will be invited to the West Plaza for a post-game event. Post-game events are included with the price of admission to each Saturday Spectacular.

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